Saints Open Conference Play Against MAAC Rival Red Foxes
GENERAL: Really emerged as top face-off guy...Had tremendous sophomore campaign...Integral part of team's success last season...Comes from a prestigious high school lacrosse program...Tenacious on defense...Very good at getting the ball up off the ground...Hard worker...A true competitor.
2008: Started all 16 games at faceoff...Led the MAAC (4th in the nation) with 6.06 ground balls per game...Second in the MAAC (11th in the nation) with a 57.7% face-off percentage...Led the team with 97 ground balls.
2007: Played in all 16 games...Had four shots...Led team and ranked first in conference with 88 ground balls scooped...Recorded .610 face-off percentage, leading conference...Finished second in the MAAC averaging 5.50 ground balls per game.
2006: Appeared in two games...Picked up
two ground balls.
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered two years of
lacrosse at West Islip High School...Helped guide the squad to the County Championship.
PERSONAL: Born February 5, 1987 in Stony Brook, N.Y...Son of John and Karen Montgomery...A triplet, has a sister, Erin, who plays on the women's lacrosse team at Siena...Brother Travis plays defense for the Saints...Chose Siena because of its academics and lacrosse program.
BRECHT ON MONTGOMERY: "Scott emerged as our starting face-off player during his sophomore year and has really sunk his teeth into that part of the game, which directly correlated to our success last season."